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Methadone has been used for decades to help treat heroin addiction. When taken as prescribed, methadone is a safe and effective treatment. However, methadone is often misused and can lead to addiction. Those who use methadone to overcome a heroin addiction are at a higher risk of abuse because of past opioid dependency.
It is recommended that Methadone treatment is done under close supervision. The treatment usually includes a methadone prescription a required comprehensive medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program that includes counseling and social support.
What are the Effects of Methadone?
It is important to know and recognize the signs of a Methadone addiction. Some of the signs include:
Hives or a rash
Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat
If you or a loved one is believed to be suffering from a methadone abuse or other addictions, please reach out to Sobriety Now for a consultation: 267-704 -9669
Addiction Center (Methadone Addiction and Abuse)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admistration (Methadone)